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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,405
Reviews: 1,096
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 83
Gots: 152 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Per Troegs website - serving temperature should be 50-55° F.

(Beer added by: Maestro on 09-29-2002)
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kagent777

Utah

3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is from a 12 oz bottle brought back from Pennsylvania by a good friend of mine, Thanks Ken!

Served into goblet.

Appearance: Pours a pleasant medium amber color with a quickly fading eggshell head. No lacing from the thin ring and patchy head.

Smell: I smell a nice marriage of malt backbone with hops mingled in nicely. As it warms, I am getting more caramel malt and less hops. The hops have a mild floral character.

Taste: Similar to the smell. Caramel at first, with the mellow hops bitterness kicking in halfway. Once the hops are gone, the malty caramel comes back for a second visit. There is some mild sweetness to this beer, but not so much to become unpleasant.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a pleasant texture. The carbonation is spot on, balancing out the caramel sweetness and hops.

Drinkability: I would not turn down another offered to me. This is the style of amber (or more appropriately, red ale) that I like. It is not all caramel malt, hops are a nice balance. Unfortunately, I only have one more until Ken goes to Pennsylvania again next summer.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2010 04:45:55 | More by kagent777
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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,405 ratings.